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Program Faculty

Dale Dannefer, Ph.D. (Co-Director)

(Rutgers University)
Selah Chamber Professor of Sociology and Department Chair, Sociology
Aging and the life course; theory; work and family; research methods


Gary Deimling, Ph.D. (Co-Director)

(Bowling Green State University)
Professor, Sociology
Medical Sociology; sociology of aging; family sociology


Atwood Gaines, Ph.D., M.P.H.

(University of California, Berkeley)
Professor, Anthropology
Medical and psychiatric anthropology; cultural studies of science and medicine; cultural bioethics; religion; aging and dementia; social identity and health


Brian Gran, Ph.D.

(Northwestern University)
Professor, Sociology
Sociology of law; comparative sociology; health care policy; human rights


Eva Kahana, Ph.D. (Director)

(University of Chicago)
Distinguished University Professor and Pierce T. and Elizabeth D. Robson Professor of the Humanities, Sociology

Sociology of aging, medical sociology; social factors in stress and coping


Jessica A. Kelley, Ph.D.

(Purdue University)
Professor, Sociology
Health disparities; sociology of disability; sociology of the life course; race/ethnicity


Todd J. McCallum, Ph.D.

(University of Southern California)
Assistant Professor, Psychological Sciences
Older adults; caregiving; ethnicity; stress and coping

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